The optimal shower package

Horne Engineering Ltd, experts in temperature control since 1909, holds a strong and long established reputation for product quality and design innovation. The Du?o shower column is Horne’s latest design specifically intended for group shower installations in schools, community leisure... View Article

Highlighting the importance of the room ‘stat

Horstmann is enthusiastically endorsing the latest research carried out for the BEAMA heating controls group TACMA, which shows that the installation of effective temperature controls can reduce home heating system energy consumption by up to 40% through the installation of... View Article

Centaur Technologies takes flight at RAF Cosford

RAF Cosford in Shropshire was the impressive setting for the launch of a new forcein liquid roofing – Centaur Technologies Limited. The Lancashire-based company has been founded by Jeremy Gorick, the former managing director of Liquid Plastics, Phil Richardson, the... View Article

SureSet renowned for expertise

SureSet are renowned for its expertise in a market leading resin bound product that can be relied on. Our highly experienced technical team regularly visit architects practices to deliver a presentation about resin bound paving. The knowledge gained through SureSets... View Article

Chat about accessible toilet provision

Whether there are enough public, accessible and assisted toilets is an ongoingdebate- one which goes online on September 18. That day, between 11.00am and 3.00pm, Clos-o-Mat, the UK’s leading provider of toilet solutions for disabled people, will be hosting a... View Article

Warmup points of view – Heating controls

Many home owners do not appreciate how heating controls work with their underfloor heating system, the way it relates to, and affects their energy usage. As a result they do not use the thermostat controls as intended in a cost... View Article

Vortice launches Punto Evo

Vortice has launched the Punto Evo – a development of its popular Punto intermittent axial fan which is ideal for shower rooms, en-suites and WCs. The 2010 Building regulations recommend that System 1 fans should be as low energy as... View Article

Redrow on board for major Essex development

Basildon based housebuilder Redrow has been chosen by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) as their development partner for ‘Nethermayne’ in Basildon, Essex. The HCA has confirmed Redrow Homes will be their development partner, subject to completion of legal contracts,... View Article

Forrest appointed on eco framework in North Wales

Social housing regeneration specialist Forrest has been awarded a place on Wrexham County Borough Council’s energy efficiency framework. The four-year agreement incorporates the delivery of energy improvement measures to 200,000 social and private-rented homes in North Wales. Work is being... View Article

Cut red tape to boost house-building says FMB

Moves to cut red-tape by streamlining housing standards would be a major boost to Britain’s small and medium-sized house builders, and will help to increase the supply and choice of new homes needed to address the growing housing crisis, says... View Article

NHIC annual awards: enter and be recognised

The prestigious National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Annual Awards, which recognise achievement in the UK housing arena are just three months away. Entries are invited for categories across a spectrum of housing modernisation projects and associated activities including Energy Efficiency... View Article

A £10million pound boost for Bidford-on-Avon

One of the country’s leading housebuilders is set to develop in the picturesque village of Bidford-on-Avon after securing 4 acres of land. Persimmon Homes South Midlands plans to build 48 new houses on the land, formerly an orchard, at Waterloo... View Article

HCA publishes second statistical data return

Private registered providers of social housing own 2,634,917 homes, a 1.9% increase on the total for 2012, according to the HCA’s Statistical Data Return (SDR) which has been published today for the second consecutive year. The data comes from an... View Article